Illinois state Comptroller Susana Mendoza accompanied by Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, left, and Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, right, explains her "truth-in-hiring" legislation that would require the current and future governors to pay employees who report to them from their budgets instead of "off-shoring" them to the payrolls of other agencies.
Illinois state Comptroller Susana Mendoza accompanied by Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, left, and Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, right, explains her "truth-in-hiring" legislation that would require the current and future governors to pay employees who report to them from their budgets instead of "off-shoring" them to the payrolls of other agencies. John O'Connor AP
Illinois state Comptroller Susana Mendoza accompanied by Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, left, and Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, right, explains her "truth-in-hiring" legislation that would require the current and future governors to pay employees who report to them from their budgets instead of "off-shoring" them to the payrolls of other agencies. John O'Connor AP

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